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These are the top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations from select Wall Street research calls on Thursday, April 25, 2013. They include Apple, Intuit, MetroPCS and Procter & Gamble.
Jon C. Ogg
Source: courtesy of Verizon WirelessVerizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) apparently wants to buy out the 45% of Verizon Wireless it does not own. The other portion is owned by Vodafone Group PLC...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: ThinkstockVerizon Talks with Vodafone Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) apparently wants to buy out the 45% of Verizon Wireless it does not own. The other portion is owned by Vodafone...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: courtesy of Sprint Corp.If any other telecom company had turned it the earnings results we saw this morning from Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S), that company’s shares would have dropped at...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockShares of MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) are looking for direction on reports that its shareholders have approved the takeover by T-Mobile. It was hard to not notice that...
Jon C. Ogg
Source: courtesy of Facebook Inc.Softbank probably will pursue its bid for Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S), even though DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) has made a bid of its own. (Reuters)The...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: courtesy of Sprint Corp.Now that Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) has made a better offer for Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE: S) than the one on the table from Japan’s Softbank, we might pause...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockShareholders of MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) received a better offer from T-Mobile USA and its Germany-based parent Deutsche Telekom AG last night, and two of Metro’s...
Paul Ausick
Source: courtesy of AOL, IncToyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM), Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC) and Nissan will recall 3.4 million cars over airbag defects. (Reuters)Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) faces...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: ThinkstockAhead of the shareholders meeting schedule for this Friday, MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) may be getting an improved offer from Deutsche Telekom AG for the proposed...
Paul Ausick
Source: ThinkstockEvery firm on Wall St. has a list of stocks that need to be bought for one reason or another. We keep our readers abreast of those lists, because many of the large firms we have...
Lee Jackson
Source: courtesy of NetflixHewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) Chairman Ray Lane steps down. (Reuters)Money continues to move into the U.S. bond market despite worries to the contrary. (Reuters)The new...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: courtesy of AOL, IncGlencore says it will delay its deal to buy Xstrata while China reviews the marriage. (Reuters)NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ) buys eSpeed for $750 million....
Douglas A. McIntyre
Source: ThinkstockA week from Friday, a special meeting of shareholders of MetroPCS Communications Inc. (NYSE: PCS) will vote on a proposed merger with T-Mobile USA, a division of Deutsche Telekom....
Paul Ausick
Source: courtesy of Facebook Inc.Weak small businesses in Spain and Italy could cause the next wave of problems in the European Union. (Reuters)Mobile messaging apps begin to compete with use of...
Douglas A. McIntyre